Why choose this course?
Advance your skills in design software including InDesign and Illustrator with this qualification. Gain experience in using these specialised programs to design annual reports, corporate identities, packaging and other press ready artwork. This course will also provide exposure to web design using WordPress, user interfaces, 2-D motion graphics using After Effects and the current trend of UX design (User Experience).
You will also learn 3-D modelling using Trimble Sketchup to assist in visualising packaging, signage and concept art and bring them to life with Blender 3D. This course will give you the opportunity to continue explorations into concept development, creative thinking, online social media advertising and digital illustration using an iPad and Procreate.
During your course you will complete live briefs with external clients, mainly not-for-profit organisations, to replicate real client experiences. From this exposure you will also learn about the business aspect of graphic design.
On successful completion of this diploma you will be well equipped to find employment with experience in running live briefs and advanced software skills.
- Graphic Designer
- Web and Multimedia Designer
An IELTS score (academic) of 5.5 with no band score less than 5.0 or equivalent.
Completion of CUA40720 Certificate IV in Design [Graphic Design] is required for entry into this course.
There may be further semester intakes available for enrolment. You can view any further intakes when you submit your online application(opens in a new tab).
For information about pathways from TAFE to university, view our Pathways to university page.
How to apply
Apply to study at TAFE in six steps:
- find a course;
- check entry requirements;
- submit an application;
- accept your offer and pay;
- apply for your student visa; and
- receive your visa and come to Australia for your studies.
View our TAFE application process for detailed advice
Cutoff dates to apply for TAFE Semester 2, 2023:
- Students not in Australia: applications close Friday 19 May 2023.
- Students already in Australia: applications will be assessed depending on availability.
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TAFE International Western Australia (TIWA) is the Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS) provider, for the delivery of training to international students, enrolled in a TAFE course in Western Australia. This nationally recognised course is delivered by a Western Australian TAFE college on TIWA's behalf. TIWA retains responsibility for the quality of the training and assessment delivered by the TAFE colleges and for the issue of certification documentation to students.